City launches inner-city social housing initiative

City launches inner-city social housing initiative

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The City has turned a corner in its approach to affordable housing and to reversing the legacy of apartheid spatial planning and forced removals which saw the majority of the Capetonians of colour moved to settlements away from the inner-city, excluding them from economic opportunities. Apartheid also created a fragmented and unsustainable city, especially for the poor.

TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS TO IGNITE URBAN RENEWAL, ECONOMIC GROWTH, JOB CREATION IN BELLVILLE AND METRO-SOUTH EAST

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In March 2016, the City of Cape Town’s Council adopted a new approach to integrated spatial and transport planning to accelerate our efforts to eradicate the legacy of apartheid spatial planning and to assist us in building a more equitable and inclusive city. The policy document called the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Strategic Framework serves as the City of Cape Town’s long-term development strategy.

City Urging South Road Residents To Accept Supreme Court Of Appeal Decision

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The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed the South Road Families Association’s (SRFA) application for special leave to appeal the decision by the full bench of the Western Cape High Court on Monday 15 May 2017.The City was notified of the outcome this morning. The SCA has ruled that the application for special leave to appeal is dismissed on the grounds ‘that the requirements for special leave to appeal are not satisfied’.